Archive For The “Southern History” Category

The Elder Sibling Is Watching You

The Elder Sibling Is Watching You

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Around thirty years ago, a man who followed the political scene in this country told me that the Central Intelligence Agency owned or controlled the National Enquirer newspaper. Somehow, the thought didn’t surprise me. Now I can’t say if he was accurate  or…

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You Have To Wonder—

You Have To Wonder—

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Looking at what is and has been going on in the Middle East for a long time, you have to wonder if getting rid of Christianity there is a main part of the agenda, both over there and in this country. In Iraq,…

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Two Sets Of Rules

Two Sets Of Rules

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America It should be abundantly clear to most of us who inhabit this  sinful world that, when it comes to real justice, mostly, there is “just us” and no one else to  help. I have often watched Sean Hannity on Fox News refer to…

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4/9/65

4/9/65

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Well, today is the 153rd anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. This event, so we are told, ended the “Civil War.” As far as the professional “historians” and their appendages in…

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Thieves Of History Try But They Can’t Destroy It All

Thieves Of History Try But They Can’t Destroy It All

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Well, I just read this week about how some of the “Thieves of History” somewhere out on the Left Coast, now want a statue of President William McKinley to be taken down. I don’t recall exactly what their problem with McKinley was, but…

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Here We Come And Here’s What We Want!

Here We Come And Here’s What We Want!

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America There was a time when immigrants came to this country from other places to make a better life for themselves and they were willing to work hard to do that. And mostly they did it. They found jobs and made a place for…

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I’m Getting Tired of Foul-Mouthed Child Media Activists

I’m Getting Tired of Foul-Mouthed Child Media Activists

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am getting sick and tired of listening to potty-mouthed child “activists” chanting about more gun control or seeing them head up marches that call for repealing the Second Amendment and listening to them…

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Sentiment For Separation In The Far West

Sentiment For Separation In The Far West

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America As the “history” books to which government school students are subjected begin to deal with the War of Northern Aggression, they tend to make little mention of those states and territories west of the Mississippi, with the exception of Missouri and Kansas. Missouri,…

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A Little More Jayhawker History Your School Books Inadvertently Forgot To Mention

A Little More Jayhawker History Your School Books Inadvertently Forgot To Mention

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America I’ve found it interesting, over the years, as I have perused the internet out of curiosity to see what sites it might contain that deal with Yankee/Marxist atrocities in Missouri before and during the War of Northern Aggression, the first sites that usually…

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Town leaders honor Confederate flag | 

Town leaders honor Confederate flag | 

Arizona Sonora News Service – Tombstone, formed 13 years after the Civil War ended, opened its city streets to a parade of Confederate flags in the first week of March, bringing criticism that racism is alive and well in town. Much to the chagrin of local African-Americans and advocacy organizations, nearly 20 Confederate enthusiasts took…

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Confederate Statue Gets New Home In Brandon Family Cemetery

Confederate Statue Gets New Home In Brandon Family Cemetery

BRANDON, FL – So far, it hasn’t raised a ruckus. And that suits Hillsborough County commissioners just fine. With little fanfare, the county relocated the controversial Tampa Confederate monument from the front of the old Hillsborough County Courthouse at 419 Pierce St. in downtown Tampa to the small, relatively unknown Brandon Family Cemetery on Brandon…

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If You Can’t Trust the Government…

If You Can’t Trust the Government…

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America A poll came out just recently from Monmouth University in New Jersey. It showed that Americans are more aware of the Deep State and its evil machinations  than the Deep State could wish for. According to an article on Zero Hedge for  March…

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Those Plundering Abolitionist Preachers (do unto others before they do unto you)

Those Plundering Abolitionist Preachers (do unto others before they do unto you)

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Should you have chanced to read any history at all dealing with our “Civil War” really the War of Northern Aggression, you must surely have read something about “bleeding Kansas.” I can remember reading about that in my pre-teen “history” books. Most of…

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Are Free Speech and the First Amendment Under Attack? (Is the grass green?)

Are Free Speech and the First Amendment Under Attack? (Is the grass green?)

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Free speech has always been under attack throughout history, and mostly the attackers have been those in power who wanted to make sure they stayed in power. Regardless of what those who promote censorship and speech restrictions say, this is not about the…

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“Maryland, my (home schooling) Maryland”

“Maryland, my (home schooling) Maryland”

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Home schooling is one of those things that scares the living daylights out of the Educational Establishment and the Deep State. Home schooling, and Christian education in general tend to be areas where the participants  do not always (usually) accept the Establishment version…

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“Jeff Secession”

“Jeff Secession”

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America In looking at what Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems to be doing in regard to having certain Swamp Creatures in Washington investigated by someone from outside of the Swamp, I would have to commend him for this effort. It seems he has been…

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Why I Couldn’t Agree With Bruce Catton

Why I Couldn’t Agree With Bruce Catton

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America Over the years I have read a bit of “Civil War” history from a lot of authors with divergent opinions on many things. Somehow, though, Bruce Catton’s view of the War was just not one I could get comfortable with. It was sort…

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The Obama/Trump Gun Control Act of 2018

The Obama/Trump Gun Control Act of 2018

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America I hate to say this, but it is beginning to look like, when push comes to shove, the Donald Trump support for the Second Amendment is starting to resemble the Platte River in Nebraska–“a mile wide and an inch deep.” Mr. Trump seems…

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Travis Park Confederate Monument awaiting its fate

Travis Park Confederate Monument awaiting its fate

SAN ANTONIO – Flowers cover the ground where for more than 100 years, a statue once stood. “The area of Travis Park was a confederate campground at one time. It was a confederate hospital at one time,” said Robin Terrazas, local chapter president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She takes a stroll around…

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Eighteen School Shootings This Year? That Number Is Rather Tenuous

Eighteen School Shootings This Year? That Number Is Rather Tenuous

by Al Benson Jr. Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America We have been “informed” by several gun control freaks in recent days that there have already been eighteen school shootings around the country in the first two months of this year. These “artful dodgers” howl (according to script) about our crying need for…

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